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HelloFresh: Menu, Prices, and Quality

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Overview

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Since its founding in 2011, HelloFresh has quickly become the meal delivery market leader and it’s easy to see why.

Are you after convenient meals without compromising taste? The vast majority of HelloFresh recipes are ready in less than 30 minutes with no preparing, no shopping, no hassle. Just delicious taste.


Pros

  • Affordable plans and special offers
  • 6 step-recipes ready in less than 30 minutes
  • Wine club
  • Free Delivery

Cons

  • No dessert options
HelloFresh

Best for

  • Busy couples and families who want to enjoy dinner together without the hassle of meal prepping
  • Students who want an alternative to frozen meals


Only With HelloFresh

With HelloFresh, you are the Head Chef. Choose between 3 meal plans:

  • The Classic Plan is perfect for singles or couples and includes the widest variety of recipes.
  • The Veggie Plan was designed with vegetarians and veggie lovers in mind and includes plant-based proteins, grains, and seasonal ingredients.
  • The Family Plan ensures that even the busiest families enjoy original recipes with minimum effort. All dishes are created to make kids love healthy eating.

Our favorite part? HelloFresh is not limited to food. The wine club will deliver 6 bottles of hand-sipped wine to your door each month. You will also find intuitive, fuss-free wine information and pairing advice for the perfect dinner. Choose between red, white or mixed cases.

If you are planning a special night Premium meals are specially selected 5-star recipes with the finest ingredients to leave your guests speechless. And if you are missing equipment, HelloFresh has a dedicated kitchenware shop with all you need to cook its mouthwatering meals.

HelloFresh allows you to tailor your meal kit delivery to your busy lifestyle. The delivery van is on the road 7 days a week and you choose the day that works best for you.

Going on holiday? You can pause, change or cancel your subscription any time. Being the largest service on the market, you can rest assured that HelloFresh will be able to reach your location.


How Does HelloFresh Work?

HelloFresh is one of the easiest meal delivery services to use. Their 4 simple steps are easy to follow and highly customizable, and the customer service team is always available to help you should you have any issues.

  1. Sign up. You can sign up in seconds with HelloFresh and its user-friendly website. Select your food preferences and dietary requirements and the number of people you’d like to feed — HelloFresh will take note and start suggesting relevant recipes.
  2. Pick your meals. HelloFresh is very flexible. You can leave it up to the HelloFresh team to decide your weekly dishes and enjoy the surprise, or choose each recipe yourself.
  3. Meet your first food basket at the door. You choose the delivery day, 7 days a week. This is one of the features that make HelloFresh so convenient. You can let the box wait a while as it contains insulating materials and ice packs. In each basket, you will find pre-portioned ingredients, easy recipe cards with nutritional information for each meal, and special insulating packaging for meats and dairy products.
  4. To the kitchen! Thanks to the prepared ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes, HelloFresh’s meals are among the easiest to cook. You and your family will be able to enjoy a hearty meal within 30 minutes from opening the box.

Types of Menus

  • Veggie. Perfect for non-meat eaters, with the freshest vegetables keeping you healthy and original recipes making sure you never get bored.
  • Fit. If you want to ensure a balanced diet, this is the menu for you. All servings are under 650 calories.
  • Variety. Here you will find the most creative recipes and the newest techniques. For those who wish to try something different every day.
  • Quick. Less time shouldn’t mean less quality. These recipes are guaranteed to take less than 30 minutes and provide the same great culinary experience.
  • Customizable options. HelloFresh customers subscribing for a classic plan can also customize their dietary requirements and exclude specific ingredients such as pork, beef, fish/shellfish from their list.

What People Are Saying

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The kids started complaining about eating the same things over and over again. Now they are excited to open the box with me. HelloFresh succeeded where all cookbooks failed!
Lynette Cincinnati, OH
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We are both very busy and we are so tired in the evening. Takeout was the only option, really. Then we found HelloFresh, and dinner became healthier and tastier. We’d never look back.
Ted and Maura Detroit, MI
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Don’t think meal kits are not for everyone! A few weeks in with HelloFresh, and I have saved time and $$. I love that if I go away I can just pause it too.
Robert Baltimore, MD

HelloFresh Pricing

HelloFresh is one of the most affordable providers in their field and since it believes that everyone should be able to access their services, they even offer a 15% discount to students.

Meal Type Price per Serving
Classic plan $9.99
Veggie plan $9.99
Family plan $7.49
Wine club $14.83 per bottle

Customer Support

The HelloFresh FAQ page is very comprehensive and it is extremely likely that you will find a solution to your problem here.

However, you can also reach out to customer service via live chat, phone, and email. The team is so efficient that most emails are handled within an hour and the waiting time on the phone is only 3 minutes.


Conclusion

HelloFresh is the most popular meal delivery service in the US and worldwide, and it is not by chance. Their recipes are delicious, quick, and affordable. Moreover, the highly customizable plans and delivery schedule and efficient customer service make it very easy to be a satisfied customer.

HelloFresh works well with everyone but is ideal for those who want to prepare gourmet meals even though they don’t have much cooking experience. The easy recipes also make it perfect for busy professionals.

By the way, HelloFresh’s recipes are among the most affordable and easy on the market. Just order your box, find the pre-portioned ingredients and follow the simple recipes.

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